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Federal Judge hears suit on NDAA

Daylong Tussle on 'Homeland Battlefield' Law

By ADAM KLASFELD

MANHATTAN (CN) - Overcoming an initially "skeptical" federal judge, opponents of the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act - which allows the military to indefinitely detain anyone it suspects "substantially supported" al-Qaida, the Taliban or "associated forces" - brought strong arguments Thursday to a case once believed to be quixotic.
Prominent writers and activists - led by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges - met in court for the first time for a hearing challenging the law, which President Barack Obama signed on New Year's Eve. The bill is also known as the Homeland Battlefield law.
Buried within the 565-page statute, opponents said, is a short paragraph that makes political activists and muckraking journalists susceptible to indefinite military detention for exercising free speech.

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This is utterly insane, I can't believe he tried this!!

Not even the FBI will support Obama on this.

Listen to the interviews, there is no way these absolute ziocon tyrants will get away with this utter fraud.

http://kauilapele.wordpress.com/2012/03/29/3-28-12-david-wil...

All this time these liars like Bush, Rockefeller, Ackermann, Kissinger etc act like are the chosen people of the world and therefore can never be arrested for long. These are downright sociopaths and are utter Democrats just like FDR.

I read some of the judge's

I read some of the judge's comments the other day and he sounded sympathetic to those challenging NDAA but I'm pretty sure he will in the end throw out their suit. You can't seek justice against a tyrannical government from that tyrannical government's courts.